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  • LitterSorters: Walking with a purpose

    LitterSorters: Walking with a purpose

    To help mark the Great British Spring Clean (March 15 to 31), we joined Transition Chesterfield for their monthly LitterSorters litter pick. Litter picking is a great way to make a positive difference to the environment as well as walking with a purpose. Insight from the Walk Derbyshire Consortiums also tells us that one of…

  • Walk Derbyshire Photo Competition

    Walk Derbyshire Photo Competition

    We’re excited to announce we are developing a new app to support people to walk more as part of their everyday lives in Derbyshire. As part of this, we’d like to include your local open spaces to walk, along with some less well known walking routes. So we need your help. We’d like you to…

  • Just Good Friends- Making every day walking fun

    Just Good Friends- Making every day walking fun

    Last month we visited Just Good Friends at their Clowne Hub to see the success of their Pedometer walks. The idea came from Marc Wade, the Project and Development Coordinator, who wanted to get the member more active during the day. Since the start of the project it has been extremely successful and has led…

  • Walking Through Winter campaign.

    Walking Through Winter campaign.

    On December the 1st we officially launched our Walking Through Winter campaign to support people to walk more as part of their everyday lives this Winter. Over December and January 2024 we will be sharing tips on how to stay warm at home and on walks, upcoming events, your local warm spaces and resources to make…

  • Embedding walking into everyday lives, learning from local projects- Talking Space.

    Embedding walking into everyday lives, learning from local projects- Talking Space.

    On November the 7th we were joined by Just Good Friends, Your Time, Peak Running and Jog Derbyshire (Run Walk Talk) to discuss how local projects have embedded everyday walking into the lives of people they support. Watch the recording below for full Talking Space. Just Good Friends Presentation

  • Women tell of the many benefits of walking

    Women tell of the many benefits of walking

    Five women have spoken about how they took their first steps into walking with the help of local walking groups, and about the range of benefits they have experienced as a result. The women have told how walking helps them to feel better physically and mentally, manage health conditions, or to feel less lonely and…